Mountain

Jimmy’s King and Arch EX XC Wheels

Rider: Jimmy B. Location: Augusta, GA Hubs: Chris King Rims: Stan’s Arch EX Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions & Competitions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,768g Jimmy is a local rider and he wanted some light weight XC wheels, and already had a King rear hub.  He sent the hub back to King for an overhaul, and then brought it to me...

Rob’s 26″ Carbon Wheels

Rider: Rob S. Location: Bedford, MA Bike: Yeti SB66C Hubs: DT Swiss 350 Rims: Derby, 26″ AM Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: DT Swiss, brass Weight: 1,675g Rob wanted a set of wide and stiff carbon wheels for his 26″ Yeti, and didn’t want to totally break the bank.  The DT 350 hubs keep cost down, but use the exact...

John’s Lefty I9 & Nox Wheelset

Rider: John N. Location: Bristol, CT Bike: Cannondale Scalpel 29er Hubs: Industry Nine Rims: Nox Skyline and Teocalli Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,440g John used to race XC and now he just rides fast for the sake of riding fast, without worrying about a podium.  His Cannondale came with a heavy set of wheels on an otherwise very...

Robert’s Custom Decal’d Teocallis

Rider: Robert B. Location: Austin, TX Bike: Trek Remedy Hubs: Chris King Rims: Nox Teocalli 650B Spokes: DT Swiss Revolutions Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,534g Robert’s car got rear ended a while back, and he was carrying his bike on a hitch rack at the time, so it received some damage.  New wheels were in order, and he used this...

Jonathan’s Hope & KOMs

Rider: Jonathan I. Location: Hewitt, NJ Bike: Gary Fisher HiFi Deluxe Hubs: Hope Pro 2 Evo Rims: WTB KOM i23 Spokes: DT Swiss, Competition, 3-cross Nipples: Alloy Weight: 1,838g Another Hope Pro 2 Evo and WTB KOM i23 build!  This is a popular combo because the hubs will do it all – fast engagement, future proof convertible axles, and...